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We enjoyed renting a small boat with a moto and making the trip down to the historic lighthouse, fishery, and to spend time with Candy, the moose expert’s wife. They have been studying the moose on the island for 47 years. They have to much...More
We enjoyed a brief excursion via The Sandy to the Edison Fishery & the site of the moose study. Both are very interesting & I recommend the excursion. It was sad to see that the NPS has been unable to preserve some of the fishery...More
IMHO, the VERY best thing you can do when you visit IR. Requires that you take a boat ride on the SANDY to get there - I don't think any of the hiking trails will get you there. A ranger gives a walking tour around...More
On day three we took the Sandy six miles east along Rock Harbor to the last fishery on Isle Royale. Volunteers stay at the site and greet you and give you a brief tour. Then you can walk an easy trail a quarter of a...More
Staying at Rock Harbor Lodge from Friday afternoon to Monday, the only activity available was the Edisen Fishery/Rock Harbor Lighthouse. It was a 3 1/2 hour tour and basically nothing else to do in the area, unless you wanted to hiked 5 miles or go...More
took the boat tour over to the Edisen Fishery which included a visit to the Wolf/Moose research station run by the Petersons (known globally for their research which spans 50 or so years now). really worthwhile!